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Banker

Ralph F. Leach, American banker. Board trustees The Juilliard School, 1963—1987, vice chairman, 1968—1987; Member of Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Leach, Ralph F. was born on June 24, 1917 in Elgin, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry A. and Edith (Sanders) Leach.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Chicago, 1938.

Career

Investment analyst Harris Trust & Savings Bank, Chicago, 1940-1948, Valley National Bank, Phoenix, 1948-1950. Chief government finance section Federal Reserve Board, Washington, 1950-1953. Treasurer Guaranty Trust Company, New York City, 1953-1959, vice president, 1958-1959.

Vice president, treasurer Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, New York City, 1959-1962, senior vice president, treasurer, 1962-1964, executive vice president, treasurer, 1964-1968, vice chairman board directors, 1968-1971, chairman executive committee, 1971-1977. Director Merrill Lynch and Company, New York City, 1978—1989. Chairman emeritus Energy Conversion Devices Inc.

Captain United States Marine Corps, 1940-1945.

Membership

Board trustees The Juilliard School, 1963—1987, vice chairman, 1968—1987. Member of Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Harriet C. Scheuerman, November 18, 1944. Children: C. David, H. Randall, Barbara E.

father:
Harry A. Leach

mother:
Edith (Sanders) Leach

spouse:
Harriet C. Scheuerman

children:
C. David Leach

H. Randall Leach

Barbara E. Leach